Claude-André is professor at the Université de Sherbrooke’s School of Management. A lawyer by training, he holds a Master’s degree in management and development of cooperatives and communities, as well as a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from the Université de Sherbrooke, in which he focused on cooperative value creation through decision-making criteria. Claude-André has been Director of the Research and Education Institute for Cooperatives and Mutuals of the Université de Sherbrooke.(IRECUS) since 2013, and has collaborated on IRECUS research projects since 2008. His areas of interest are collective entrepreneurship, strategic management of cooperatives and cooperative law.
In recent years, he has worked on the issue of SME cooperative takeovers.